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Take tie dye to the next level with quick, easy results!
The indigo dye process has long been used in many cultures around the world. Now, Jacquard brings the natural and ancient art of indigo dyeing to the home dyer in a user-friendly formulation.
The unique characteristics of indigo dyeing make it easy to create wonderful resist patterns on fabric. With a resurgence of interest in indigo and ethnic fabrics in the fashion world, this kit is sure to be a winner for creating unique clothing, bedding, table linens, pillow covers, artwork, and more.
The Indigo Dye Kit dyes the equivalent of 15 yards of fabric, 5 lbs of fabric, or 15 shirts. Use it with natural fabrics or clothing only. The kit is suitable for use by all ages, with adult supervision of younger children.
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This is the second time I have purchased this product.
By artist and grandma
from Cape Cod, Ma
Comments about Jacquard Indigo Dye Kit:
I bought this for myself, but ended up using it with my grandsons, ages 7 and 11.We all enjoyed it so much that we want to do more of it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Mertel the Turtle Fabric Arts
from Montclair, NJ
This kit provides all you need to do Shibori with indigo. It's easy to use and results are excellent. The only thing that could stand improvement is that fact that it contains two sets of directions, which are slightly different (one in the enclosed booklet and the other on the enclosed single sheet of paper). They should really do one or the other.
Yay for Tie Dye!!!
from Pilot Grove, MO
Indigo dye kit
By The Art Lady
from Eufaula, OK
The indigo dye kits were a big success during the summer art camp I taught in as a teaching artist with over 60 kids. The dye vat didn't seem to run out although I made new every day. The residue dye washed out easy from the sink we were rinsing in and our hands, especially mine. I had my hands in the dye 3 days, the only staining was a light stain on my finger nails.I will use this dye kit again. I highly recommend using it. The directions say the kit will dye 15 t-shirts but I believe it will dye twice as much without the dye being watered down. This kit is a wonderful investment and we had a blast dyeing....ha ha
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Mountain View, AR
This is a little bit of splurge considering my modest school budget, but it is really nice lesson that the kids love. Yes, indigo does have an odor but it not really that bad. If you haven't tried this process I would recommend it.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Awesome natural dye
from Montreal, QC
Easy to follow directions. I would recommend using goggles for when you cut off resist materials (cord and rubber bands). Great deep blue colour on various natural or part natural fabrics. Colours a lot of pieces and the indigo bath stayed well over several days. Great for group art sessions!
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Excellent kit for beginning dyers
By I love this place
from Austin, TX
I had never done indigo dyeing before but wanted to give it a try. This kit not only gives you exactly what you need for one dye vat but also includes detailed instructions as well as suggestions for various Shibori style ways of folding and binding your items. My first dyeing experience went perfectly.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
By History Buff
from Mandevillle, LA
My daughter did a report on Indigo. She was planning on processing her own dye from the plant but found out in her research that the process was quite hazardous. We chose to use this kit instead. It was safe and easy to do. She dyed home spun yarn and made cotton tie-dyed T-Shirts. They came out beautiful. Be sure to read all of the instructions first and by all means WEAR THE GLOVES and use a wooden stick to remove garments from the vat, unless you want blue hands and even bluer fingernails.
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
Great kit to get started with indigo dye
from San Diego, CA
I used this kit to dye t-shirts and scarves. I loved the richness of the indigo dye,and the effects I got from folding, binding, and using rubber bands on the cloth. The results exceeded my expectations.The cons were the strong smell of the dye and the learning curve I had to go through when using indigo dye for the first time :) The instructions included in the kit are good and I recommend reading them very thoroughly before jumping in.I plan on buying another kit.
(4 of 11 customers found this review helpful)
Not for children
from Fairfax, VA
This may be fine for young adults, done over a period of days, but definitely not as a tie dye project for children. The dye vat is strong smelling (must be covered), and the process is slow -- you can't agitate the dye, so can only do one or two at a time it seems.The final product is beautiful, but only because the instructor did ALL of them herself, over a period of days, at home. So this is probably best left for home projects -- in which case it would get an enthusiastic recommendation from me!The bottom line recommendation is for a fellow artist, and not for another teacher.
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